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Dianthus 'Passion'

Pinks

Plant Type: Perennial

Large, fully double, fragrant flowers with smooth-edged petals open above the foliage like a bouquet of little roses. The blue-green to grey-green leaves are a bit longer than shorter varieties of Dianthus, forming a spiky clump of evergreen foliage in the landscape. blossoms have a strong, spicy fragrance which is even more noticeable when you cut a few for your fresh bouquets. Some have reported that this variety tends to bloom 2-3 weeks earlier than others in the SCENT FIRST series.


Height

11-13"

Spread

12-18"

Landscape Application:

Group or mass for edging in beds, borders and rock gardens.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Pinks Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Fragrant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Pinks Additional Information

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